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Research Roundup: Preventing Teen Pregnancy Among LGBTQ, Foster and Native Youth
New studies look at sexual health efforts tailored to the needs of three groups at high risk for teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth on Trauma-Informed, Inclusive Services
Watch a new video from National Child Traumatic Stress Network in which youth and experts talk about the need for "safe spaces."

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Q&A: Meredith Dank on LGBTQ Youth and Survival Sex
The Urban Institute Researcher talks about using youth to conduct research, respondent-driven sampling and sex trafficking as a nationwide problem.

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Researchers Find Violence Is Prevalent in the Lives of Rural Youth
The findings come from focus groups with 18- to 20-year-olds and youth workers in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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Primary Sources: Girls with Same-Sex Partners More Likely to Report Relationship Abuse
A new study includes the experiences of young women who have female partners but don't identify as lesbian or bisexual.

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Four Tips for Serving LGBTQ Young People in Rural Communities
Sheri Boelter of Montana's Tumbleweed Runaway Program shares strategies for working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth in rural communities.

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#NCFYchat Recap: Serving LGBTQ Homeless Youth
Read top tweets from a November 24 Twitter chat on Serving LGBTQ Homeless Youth.

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NCFY Voices: From Homelessness to National Spokesman
Syncere St. Jamyz wasn't the typical homeless youth, but that experience informs his new role as an advocate for his peers.

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Primary Sources: Can Sexual Identity Place a Young Man at Higher Risk for STIs?
In estimating risk of sexually transmitted infections, does it matter whether young men having sex with men call themselves gay, straight or bisexual?

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Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ Relationships
Two new toolkits from The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs provide information about intimate partner violence against transgender people and people of color.

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